Israel museum repairs ancient item after damage

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's leading museum said Wednesday that a young visitor accidentally bumped into a display case and broke an ancient glass artifact, but later changed its account and said the cause of the...

Guide mauled by lion in Zimbabwe, died protecting tourists

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — A guide mauled to death by a lion, put himself between tourists and the charging animal, during an attack in the same park where Cecil the lion once roamed, a Zimbabwean tour group...

Editorials from around New York

Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from New York's newspapers:

The Times Herald-Record of Middletown on General Electric.

Aug. 22

General Electric wants to come home but only if...

Raise and $128,000 bonus proposed for tourism group's leader

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority is considering giving its president and CEO a $100,000 raise spread out over the next two years and a bonus equal to 40 percent of his current...

Wine train issues apology to black women booted from train

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Napa Valley Wine Train issued an apology Tuesday to a book club that includes mostly black women who said they were booted from a tasting tour because of their race.

The company also...

Sewage spill prompts closure of famed Hawaii beach

HONOLULU (AP) — Stretches of Waikiki's white sands and blue waters were deserted Tuesday after officials warned that heavy rains triggered a half-million-gallon sewage spill near Hawaii's world-famous tourist...

2 bears who caused trouble at Grand Teton at Dakota zoo

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A zoo in southeast South Dakota has taken in two black bears that caused some trouble at Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming.

The Great Plains Zoo and Delbridge Museum of Natural...

New 'Jurassic National Monument' part of public lands plan

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A public lands proposal set to be unveiled next month would promote Utah's reputation as a mecca for dinosaur fossils by elevating Dinosaur National Monument to a national park and by creating...